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The right to report

The right to report

Wade Glover, Megan Lin, and Divya Murali

November 17, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

Wingspan was launched August 2015 and since then has published over 3000 stories to be read by the student body and the surrounding community. However, some stories would not have seen public eye if it were not for New Voices, the campaign for the passing of legislation that would guarantee press freedom for stud...

Leaving Temple behind, Jones brothers blend in with Roehrig family

Leaving Temple behind, Jones brothers blend in with Roehrig family

Kasey Harvey and Catie Reeves

November 16, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

Just 150 miles south of Frisco, between Waco and Austin, sits the city of Temple. Approximately less than half the size of Frisco, it might as well be a thousand miles away for seniors Dimitri and Jordan Jones. With their parents living in Temple, the Jones brothers have made a long and difficult j...

My Life As: Debater

My Life As: Debater

Kyle Strickland, WTV Staff Reporter

November 16, 2017


Filed under My Life As, Showcase

On this week’s edition of My Life As, WTV takes a look into the life of junior debater Elana Breslav.  

Girl Talk – episode 8

Girl Talk – episode 8

Julia Savage, Staff Reporter

November 15, 2017


Filed under Multimedia, Podcasts, Showcase

There are conversations students have with their parents and their teachers, but then there’s what boys and girls really talk about and that’s the focus of Girl Talk with Julia Savage. ...

Students take the lead for Redhawk Rant

Students take the lead for Redhawk Rant

Keegan Williams and Alvin Hayes

November 15, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

Pulse and the counseling department will hold the school’s third Redhawk Rant over bullying on Wednesday, but this year, things are a bit different as students are now leading the discussion in the effort to create more of a dialogue. “This year we decided to changed Redhawk Rants from being teac...

Artistic Expressions: volume 4

Artistic Expressions: volume 4

November 15, 2017


Filed under A&E, Artistic Expressions, Showcase

Hundreds of students on campus take part in the many fine arts courses offered at school and each week Wingspan profiles one such student in this weekly feature.

Growing plants to further knowledge

Growing plants to further knowledge

Ben Anderson, WTV Staff Reporter

November 14, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

Christina Chong’s PAP Biology class is getting a first hand look into the process of photosynthesis. Students brought in seeds ranging from lettuce to apples and were given the opportunity to plant and watch them grow. “This experiment started as a misconception that the students had about seeds act...

Jazz trio grooves its way to state

Jazz trio grooves its way to state

Brooke Colombo, Editor-in-chief

November 14, 2017


Filed under A&E, Showcase

Three students placed in state after auditioning for the All-State jazz band, with senior Nathan Brooks first in alto saxophone, junior Reuben Mathews fourth in trumpet, and junior Sudhir Sadhu eighth in trumpet. “It’s harder to make it into the All-State jazz program than it is the other all state groups simply be...

Students take lead in faith based retreat

Students take lead in faith based retreat

Yael Even, Guest Contributor

November 13, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

Six students on campus spent the weekend at the Collin County Adventure Camp as part of Shevet Kochav, an Israeli scout group. "The Israeli scouts is a nonprofit organization that brings kids together with an Israeli background,” Head of the Israeli scouts Assaf Mor said. “The Israeli scouts is a...

Falling to Reedy, football ends season

Falling to Reedy, football ends season

Kasey Harvey, Sports Editor

November 13, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

Losing to playoff bound Reedy 47-14 Friday night at Memorial Stadium, the 2017 Redhawks football season is over with the team finishing with an overall record of 2-8, 1-6 in District 13-5A. “It’s always a little bitter,” head football coach Chris Burtch said. “Unless you win the state champi...

United Colors of Liberty episode – 13

United Colors of Liberty episode – 13

Divya Murali, Special Projects Producer

November 13, 2017


Filed under Multimedia, Podcasts, Showcase

In this week’s podcast, Wingspan’s Divya Murali sits down with senior Victoria Gong.

Punting for success

Punting for success

Davis O'Brien, WTV Sports Producer

November 10, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

The odds of a high school player receiving a Division 1 scholarship are 2.5%. Less than 2 percent of those scholarships given out to players of Korean descent, yet those statistics are not stopping the redhawks punter, Min Shin’s ambitions to get a football scholarship, even if it means most people ...

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